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Shiner White Wing | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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79
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70 Reviews
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Shiner White WingShiner White Wing
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States | website

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Hoganlaw on 11-14-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
541
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
41.33%
 
 
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16
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For Trade:
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Reviews by GMB:
Photo of GMB
2.98/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A standard pour of Shiner's White Wing yields a hazy straw body topped by a fizzy snow-white head that disappears quickly. Carbonation is slightly aggressive, but if the taste is sharp and crisp, I won't mind.

The nose is evenly balanced between ground coriander seed and a slightly off-putting macro-malt aroma. Hmm. Have we used fresh barley?

Fortunately, the taste is better than the nose. Coriander dominates, and is complemented by sweet malt and the typically fruity characteristics of Belgian lager yeast. The mouthfeel isn't bad; crisp and clean.

Overall, White Wing is much better than most of the beers that Shiner produces. It's not even in the same league as what I would consider good Witbiers, and I doubt I'd buy another bottle, but I don't regret sipping this one.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MUTINY
4.03/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a solo cup.

A: Pretty standard golden haze, 3/4" bone white head that dies down quick with just a bit of retention. Lacing is pretty weak.

S: Mild honey-lemon. Coriander is detectable but super-subtle. Maybe a hint of cracker in there.

T: Bright & off-sweet with more pronounced cracker. Again the coriander is there but not doing much. Lemon peel with a touch of molasses on the finish. Tasty & refreshing.

M: Maybe a bit light for the style, but it seems to work with the flavors.

O: I've always had a soft spot for this brew, it's a cool take on the style & never over-reaches for anything. Prost!

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Photo of legalag11
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of tbryan5
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of TimBeaulieu
3.05/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jason
3.24/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Shiner branching out again with their rendition of a Witbier. I made sure to stir up the dregs to ensure that cloudy muddle character know in most. Subtle all around with any kind of spicing, bready wheat is very smooth and there is a mild sweetness within.

Not half bad bit nothing really pops here, nothing lively.

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Photo of Billolick
3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle

Pours hazed and typical Monday Amber, minor hear and just a whisp of fine lace

Faint nose of wheats malts

Light coriander, hint of malt, not much else

This washed down some smoky BBQ, served the purpose, but not much else...

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Photo of jamesmk48
3.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JC333
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Yellow haze in color with a thin white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Light hops, cloves, and wheat.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of wheat and cloves with mild hops.

Overall: Not a bad take on a Belgian White.

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Photo of MikeyLegend
2.79/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

A better than average Belgian White. Nothing fancy but a step up from your every day Belgian Whites.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dello
2/5  rDev -42.2%

Photo of Scottie71
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of kwkdmk
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of valkyre65
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of Ice_cyclops86
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Ortonius
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Ksilver2
3.81/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirHopsHoppington
3.32/5  rDev -4%

Photo of Jackp_43
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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Shiner White Wing from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
79 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.
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